GEO­TAG­GING YOUR FILES

When vis­it­ing many lo­ca­tions, it is es­sen­tial to re­main or­gan­ised

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As a pro­fes­sional travel pho­tog­ra­pher you will likely group to­gether photo lo­ca­tions into pe­ri­ods of sev­eral weeks, for cost and con­ve­nience. This will yield po­ten­tially thou­sands of images, which must be archived and pre­pared for sub­mis­sion to users. When sell­ing images to pub­lish­ers, ex­act lo­ca­tions or build­ing names will be com­pul­sory in­for­ma­tion, so us­ing a hot-shoe GPS de­vice or built-in type will make find­ing this eas­ier. This is es­pe­cially use­ful when search­ing your im­age li­brary years af­ter the shoot. This will en­able you to add de­tailed im­age tags and file names, high­light­ing your work from that of com­pet­ing pho­tog­ra­phers.

Top left THE PHO­TOG­RA­PHER’S GOAL The aim for travel pho­tog­ra­phers is to cap­ture images that seem less ob­tain­able to the gen­eral pub­lic. Com­bin­ing the right time of day and per­spec­tive gives the sense of hav­ing ex­clu­sive ac­cess

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